Unit

School Of Science

Resource SustainabilityWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300810.2

Discipline: ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Andy Broderick


Assumed Knowledge
Basic biological science and an understanding of referencing


Equivalent Units
300663 - Resource Sustainability, 700099 - Resource Sustainability (WSTC)

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
Resource sustainability deals with the local, national, and global sustainability issues concerning human interactions with the environment. The unit uses current resource issues and scientific concepts to provide the practical and theoretical information needed for students to think critically about environmental issues and to contribute to the sustainable management of natural and built environments. Students will also learn how science and society interact in the management of resources. Using the concept of ecologically sustainable development as a foundation, students will use critical thinking skills to research a resource issue of their choice at the local, national and/or international level. Students will communicate their research using new mediaexploring the issue and make recommendations for improving sustainability.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Enclosed footwear


Courses
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2786.2Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
2786.3Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
3562.9Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science)CONTINUING
3669.2Bachelor of Natural Science (Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security)CONTINUING
3670.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Animal Science)CONTINUING
3671.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Environmental Management)CONTINUING
3671.2Bachelor of Natural Science (Environmental Management)CONTINUING
3672.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Environment and Health)CONTINUING
3680.3Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)CONTINUING
6027.1Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Humanitarian and Development StudiesCONTINUING
6027.2Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Humanitarian and Development StudiesCURRENT
6037.1Diploma in Business/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
6037.2Diploma in Business/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT


Specialisations

KT3148.1Environmental ScienceCONTINUING
M4009.1Environment and SustainabilityCURRENT




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